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Sweet and Sour Cashew Chicken

Prep Time:

20 Minutes

Cook Time:

12 Minutes




2 pounds chicken breasts, cubed

2 Tbsp cornstarch

1 tsp Bourbon Smoked Salt

¼ tsp Bourbon Smoked Pepper

½ cup scallions, sliced

¼ cup ginger, finely chopped

3 garlic cloves, finely chopped

3 Tbsp canola oil

½ cup rice vinegar

½ cup Bourbon Smoked Sugar

¼ tsp Bourbon Smoked Pepper

1½ Tbsp Bourbon Smoked Soy Sauce

½ cup roasted cashews

¼ cup scallion greens, sliced, for garnish

1 Tbsp Sesame Seeds


In a large bowl, mix the chicken with the cornstarch, smoked salt and pepper.

Heat a large wok or skillet over med-high heat and add the oil, scallions, ginger and garlic. 

Stir-fry for 1 minute then add the chicken mixture and stir-

fry for an additional 3 minutes to sear the chicken.

Add the vinegar, sugar and ¼ teaspoon smoked pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil and cook for 2 minutes. Add the soy sauce and the cashews and cook for 30 seconds. 

Remove from heat and place in serving bowl. Garnish with scallions and sesame seeds.

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